In ancient Egypt, there was a well-established principle that a replica of something could be a magical stand-in for the real item. Tombs contained miniature houses and boats. Even servants- the ushabti, of course. In temples, the same principle applied. … Continue reading
Bes, the God of Protection My friends Satsekhem and Shefytbast have already written ‘B’ posts on Bes, but he certainly deserves one more. Check them out if you haven’t read them yet. A Bes statue… Bes was one of the … Continue reading
Was there unconditional love in ancient Egypt? My friend Devo wrote another excellent post, this time on the existence of Unconditional Love in ancient Egypt, and how it can relate to our lives today. The Case for Love – The … Continue reading
“… you dog-faced Egyptian swathed in linens, who are you my excellent fellow? How do you claim to be a god, you with your barking? And what’s the meaning of this spotted bull from Memphis being worshiped, giving oracles and … Continue reading
There are many creation myths from Ancient Egypt. The interesting thing is that ‘competing’ ones seem to have coexisted quite well. Ptah created everything. The goddess Mut did as well. So did Atum. There’s a nice little comic by Temwa on that … Continue reading
Faith: Something you do, or something you’re ambushed by? A post by Raheriwesir, a w’ab prist of Wesir in Kemetic Orthodoxy: Faith. I’ve been working on a post about ‘godchatter,’ and this is a good pre-introduction to it. Faith is … Continue reading
Not Kemetic, but if you’re in the U.S. it’s worth reading. A Merry Christmas Eviction Notice
Nehetankh’s perspective on Ausir, in her blog Osiris, the Living God. I think she’s right on this. Can Ausir be more dead than the Akhu?